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Had Alj Hearing ? Lawyer Dont Really Know What To Expect

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KennyJ

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At my ALJ hearing the Voacationational Expert agreed that I can't do my past job work. The Judge asked a hypothethical ? and he came up 3 possible sit down and low anxiety jobs. My lawyer responded with hypothethical ?s regarding my lack of being able to be supervised and not being able to stand or sit long. The judge immediately responded to my lawyer with what is the Basis of your hypothetical ?s and my lawyer said I am basing this on medical evidence and my client testimony. She allowed the ?s to which the Voc. Expert evenually ruled out all 3 of those jobs. I dont think the Judge wanted to hear that. My lawyer is skeptical and dont really know what to expect saying if it is denied We should be able to overturn at Appeals Council in a couple of months. Oh the wait , and they wanna know why People get depressed. Has anyone here know of anyone losing the ALJ hearing and appealing to Appeals Council and winning. The waiting from these claims should be be enough to file for Depression alone

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At my ALJ hearing the Voacationational Expert agreed that I can't do my past job work. The Judge asked a hypothethical ? and he came up 3 possible sit down and low anxiety jobs. My lawyer responded with hypothethical ?s regarding my lack of being able to be supervised and not being able to stand or sit long. The judge immediately responded to my lawyer with what is the Basis of your hypothetical ?s and my lawyer said I am basing this on medical evidence and my client testimony. She allowed the ?s to which the Voc. Expert evenually ruled out all 3 of those jobs. I dont think the Judge wanted to hear that. My lawyer is skeptical and dont really know what to expect saying if it is denied We should be able to overturn at Appeals Council in a couple of months. Oh the wait , and they wanna know why People get depressed. Has anyone here know of anyone losing the ALJ hearing and appealing to Appeals Council and winning. The waiting from these claims should be be enough to file for Depression alone

Kenny you came this far... i applied in march of 2004 had the two turn downs hired a lawyer and was still on the waiting for a hearing list when the lawyer call last week and said YOU won your claim so it takes forever and it sucks but letting them beat you sucks even more.. if ever there was a reason to live a long time its to get what you were promised ... live forever just to spite them

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At my ALJ hearing the Voacationational Expert agreed that I can't do my past job work. The Judge asked a hypothethical ? and he came up 3 possible sit down and low anxiety jobs. My lawyer responded with hypothethical ?s regarding my lack of being able to be supervised and not being able to stand or sit long. The judge immediately responded to my lawyer with what is the Basis of your hypothetical ?s and my lawyer said I am basing this on medical evidence and my client testimony. She allowed the ?s to which the Voc. Expert evenually ruled out all 3 of those jobs. I dont think the Judge wanted to hear that. My lawyer is skeptical and dont really know what to expect saying if it is denied We should be able to overturn at Appeals Council in a couple of months. Oh the wait , and they wanna know why People get depressed. Has anyone here know of anyone losing the ALJ hearing and appealing to Appeals Council and winning. The waiting from these claims should be be enough to file for Depression alone

Sounds like you've got a fair shot at it. If the evidence is overwhelming the ALJ can now rule at the hearing and I know a few friends who've had that happen. Looks like she wants to review it but I sense you'll probably win, as long as the voc rehab person was shot down. I know it sucks but win and live long and well, getting the most benefit from what they promised us and just to p*ss them off. jmo

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Your Lawyer would not have taken your case unless he thought it was a winner. If he does not win he does not get paid. Most good lawyers seem pesimistic as they don't want false hopes but the fact you were represented says a lot about your chances.

Good Luck

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